A Time for Belonging

Over the holiday season, a sense of community and belonging can feel more important than ever. Ron’s story shows just how valuable supporting neighbourhood houses can be, to empower those tackling isolation.   On any given Wednesday, you will find ninety-one-year-old...

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A Healthy Community

This story is from Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House and is shared by volunteer Edie Spears and MPNH staff. It is a story of volunteerism, food, seniors and the importance of connection. Edie Spears became involved in the Neighbourhood House eight...

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Creating Connections During COVID- 19

My name is Darya, and I work for South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH), particularly for one of its Adult Day Care Centres – Beulah Gardens ADP. I was at the end of my probation period when the pandemic started,...

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Supporting Seniors

Wing Sun is an older adult who was becoming very isolated at home. He was told by his doctor that it wouldn’t be long before he was wheelchair-bound. Hearing this, his case manager referred him to the Beulah Adult...

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